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Janet Burroway

AKA Janet Gay Burroway

Born: 21-Sep-1936
Birthplace: Tucson, AZ

Gender: Female
Race or Ethnicity: White
Occupation: Novelist, Playwright

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: The Dancer from the Dance

    University: University of Arizona, Tucson (attended 1954-55)
    University: BA, Barnard College (1958)
    University: BA English, Cambridge University (1960)
    University: MA, Yale School of Drama (1961)
    Teacher: Lecturer in American Studies, University of Sussex (1965-72)
    Professor: English, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (1972-)

    The New York Times Book Reviewer (1991-)
    The New Statesman Fiction Reviewer (1970-71)
    NEA Fellowship 1976

Author of books:
Descend Again (1960, novel)
But to the Season (1961, poetry)
The Dancer from the Dance (1965, novel)
Eyes (1966, novel)
The Buzzards (1969, novel)
The Truck on the Track (1970, juvenile)
The Giant Ham Sandwich (1972, juvenile)
Raw Silk (1977, novel)
Material Goods (1981, poetry)
Writing Fiction: A Guide to Narrative Craft (1982)
Opening Nights (1985, novel)
Cutting Stone (1992, novel)

Wrote plays:
Garden Party (1958)
The Fantasy Level (1961)
The Beauty Operators (1968)
Poenulus; or, The Little Carthaginian (1970, adaptation of Plautus)
Hoddinott Veiling (1970)
Due Care and Attention (1973)
Medea with Child (1996)
Sweepstakes (1998)
Division of Property (2001)
Parts of Speech (2004)

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